World History 1

Scope & Sequence 

  • Foundations and Diversity Unit 
  • Early Civilizations
  • Silk Road, Mongols, Black Death  
  • Empires/Regional Civilizations/Globalization  
  • Renaissance, Age of Exploration, Reformation  

Essential Learnings 

World History 1 addresses the broad patterns and terms that students will need to know and use and examines world history from prehistory to the pre-modern era. Students will... 

  • Understand the physical characteristics, cultural characteristics and location of places, regions and spatial patterns on the Earth’s surface.  
  • Understand and apply knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes in world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future. 
  • Understand and analyze causal factors that have shaped major events in history  
  • Understand that there are multiple perspectives and interpretations of historical events  
  • Use critical reasoning skills to analyze and evaluate positions